Presco Plc has emerged winner of the year 2022 company of the year award in recognition of its contributions to the agricultural sector in Nigeria.
Speaking at the 2023 Investors’s summit held on Thursday in Ibadan, Oyo State, the organisers also commended Presco Plc for its consistent dividend policy despite various challenge.
The event tagged “The Valuable Shareholders,” was attended by Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Lamido Yuguda, Registrars, shareholders activists, among others.
Addressing participants, Lamido, who was represented by Senior Manager, Egbuniwe Obinna and Manager, Obaji Uroro, advised shareholders to maintain transparency in their investment activities and should not manipulate the market.
Explaining further, Yuguda said: An ideal shareholder should also maintain a positive and constructive relationship with other capital market stakeholders“.
The guest speaker, Prof Benjamin Ehigie, Department of Psychology, University of Ibadan implored participants to abide by the rules always and put others into consideration in their day to day activities.
He urged participants especially shareholders to see themselves as part of the company, adding that ’you must comply with the rules“.
Earlier in his welcome address, National-Co-ordinator, Proactive Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PROSAN), Taiwo Oderinde explained that the event is designed to among others, serve as an opportunity for shareholders to evaluate their contributions to the development of the Nigerian capital market.
Other awardees were Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Investor of the year, Tony Elumelu, Alhaji Kabiru Ishiaku Rabiu, NEM Insurance PLC, Nigeria Union of Teaches (NUT) and Rose-Hill Group Ltd, among others.
Honoured in the shareholders activist category were:
1.Mr Gbenga Idowu.
- Barr. (Mrs) Oludewa Thorpe.
3.Mr Dipo Olasope, SAN.
- Sir Sunny Nwosu, KSS.
- Mrs Visit Bakare
- Mr Ariyo Olugbosun
- Dr Umar Farouk
- Mr Nonah Awoh
9Chief Matthew Akinlade,FCA
- Alhaji Ahmad Rabiu
- Late Asiwaju Akintunde Asalu
12 Late Chief Aderemi Oyepeju.
Left—Right: Senior Manager, Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC), Egbuniwe Obinna; Media Consultant, Presco Plc, Moses Ebosele, Vice Chairman, Proactive Shareholders Association Of Nigeria (PROSAN), Oladejo Owolabi; Prof Benjamin Ehigie, Department of Psychology, University of Ibadan and National Co-Ordinator, PROSAN, Taiwo Oderinde At The 2023 investors’ Summit In Ibadan, Oyo State, On Thursday